Archive for March, 2011

Brighter Lights for Buccini – Second Grader Prepares for Lead Role in ‘annie’

Thursday, March 24th, 2011
Brighter Lights for Buccini – Second Grader Prepares for Lead Role in ‘annie’

By Cary Shuman editor@winthroptranscript.com Heather Buccini had the honor of singing the National Anthem at Senior Night for the newly crowned state champion Winthrop High boys basketball team. Buccini, a talented, eight-year-old second grader at the Gorman/Fort Banks School, has appeared on stage in theatrical productions and dance recitals and performed at birthday parties... »

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Interviews with Finalists Will Be Aired on WCAT

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

By Joseph Domelowicz For the Transcript The Winthrop School Committee began interviews this week of the four finalist candidates to be the district’s new superintendent, with two candidates being interviewed on Tuesday night in an open, non-televised session and the other two set for interviews on Friday night. According to School Committee member Bill... »

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When It Begins, Short Beach Project Will Impact Traffic in and out of Town

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

By Joseph Domelowicz For the Transcript Public Works Director Dave Hickey said this week that continued state work on Short Beach will likely impact travel in and out of Winthrop over Short Beach for a period of at least three months, once the work resumes. The Short Beach project, which includes the rebuilding of... »

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Dancing Without the Stars: WSPA Party Stresses Fun, Participation

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

By Joseph Domelowicz For the Transcript The Winthrop School of Performing Arts has begun a new type of open adult dance class on Monday nights, designed to encourage participants to learn how to dance, have some fun and burn off some energy, all without the commitment of signing up for regular dance classes. ‘Dance... »

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Thanks, Pat – Mcgee Track Coach is a Genuine Legend

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

The decision by Winthrop School Department administrators to hire a new boys outdoor track coach brings to a conclusion the long and distinguished career of former coach Pat McGee. Winthrop has been blessed with outstanding coaches for both boys and girls in many different sports, but Pat McGee stands at the head of the... »

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Police Blotter 03-24-2011

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

March 14 1:35 p.m. — Officer Callinan found a license plate while working a detail on Hagman Road. The owner was contacted and told to pick up the plate at the station. 4:55 p.m. — The DPW is notified about a sink hole on Read Street. 5:42 p.m. — A Revere Street resident called... »

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New Superintendent – Ideal Candidate Should Possess Experience Building Schools

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

With the search committee for a new Superintendent of Schools having narrowed its list of candidates to a final four, we have no doubt that the School Committee will  have before it a highly qualified person from which to choose to fill this important position. The selection of a superintendent by a school committee... »

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Fucillo Signs Pro Contract with Team in Denmark

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

By Cary Shuman editor@winthroptranscript.com Anthony Fucillo is in Denmark today preparing to begin his career in professional football. The Tufts University graduate and record-setting quarterback will be playing for the AAB 89ers in the Denmark professional football league. Fucillo was the starting quarterback for two seasons at Tufts after playing at Colgate University. He... »

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Obituaries 03-24-2011

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Col. John Moriarty Masschusetts State Police (retired) Colonel John R. Moriarty, retired, of the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) died at his home in Winthrop on March 18. A lifelong resident of Winthrop and a 1943 graduate of Winthrop High School where he proudly served as the co-captain of the Winthrop High School football team,... »

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WHS Wins State Title – Vikings Claim Hoop Crown with a Rousing Victory over Cohasset

Thursday, March 17th, 2011
WHS Wins State Title – Vikings Claim Hoop Crown with a Rousing Victory over Cohasset

Staff Report The Winthrop High boys basketball team parlayed a strong defense, powerful offensive rebounding, and timely shooting to capture the MIAA Division 4 state championship with a 58-55 victory over Cohasset Tuesday afternoon at the New Boston Garden. With Winthrop’s number one fan and citizen, House Speaker Bob DeLeo, sitting courtside, and hundreds... »

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